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Sooyoung – Choi Sooyoung

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Before Sooyoung’s audition to Girls’ Generation, she made a brief debut in Japan as a singer in the group called “Route φ”. She first debuted with Marina Takahashi with the song “Start”. She was previously a DJ of ChunJi (Korean: 천방지축 라디오, literally Reckless Radio), along with Sungmin of Super Junior but was soon replaced by Sunny due to schedule conflicts. Sooyoung also played a part in the sitcom Unstoppable Marriage (Korean: 못말리는 결혼), alongside Yuri and was also in a movie with Kang-in of Super Junior and actress Lee Yeon-hee. Currently, she hosts MBC TV program Fantastic Duo (Korean: 환상의 짝꿍).

Other Information

  • Stage Name: SooYoung (수영)
  • Birth Name: Choi Soo Young (최수영)
  • English Name: 썸머 Summer
  • Japanese name: チェ・スヨン / Che Suyon
  • Profession: Singer, model and actress
  • Group Position : Supporting Vocalist – Girl generation
  • Nickname : ShikShin
  • Languages : Korean (Fluent) , English, Chinese (Basic) , Japanese (Fluent)
  • DOB: February 10, 1990
  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 48kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • School: Jungshin All-Girls High School
  • Casted: 2000 SM Open Audition
  • 2002 Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition
  • Experience:
    • 2002 Debuted in Japan in the duo Route 0
    • 2003 Samsung AnyCall CF w/ Park Jungah
    • 2003 Japan Chubbygang Clothing Model
    • 2004 Skoolooks Uniform Model
    • 2005 M.Net Hello Chat VJ
    • 2007 DMB ChunBangJiChuk Radio DJ (with Super Junior’s Sungmin)
    • 2007/2008 MBC Sitcom : Unstoppable Marriage
  • Siblings : Older Sister (Soojin)
  • Duration of Training: 6 years and 3 months


  • Unstoppable Marriage (KBS, 2007)


  • Soonjeonh Manhwa / Hello Schoolgirl (2008)

One Comment

  1. zay ya says:

    i like soo young very much…

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